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What does it mean when your urine smells like popcorn

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
No . increase your water intake it will help with the smell and you will be OK

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Vaginitis: It can be difficult to tell if a 'fishy' smell is coming from urine or the vagina it is usually related to vaginal infections (trichomoniasis, gardne... Read More
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Possible infection: Urinalysis will provide answer regarding possible urinary tract infection.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Gitomer
30 years experience
High protein intake: The kidney excretes acid by producing ammonia which traps the acid in urine. Most people eat 1mosm/kg per day of acid in the form of protein ( amino ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ellis
60 years experience
You need a urinalysi: Many things can cause an odor in the urine. I a urinalysis is normal, then there is nothing to worry about.
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Not sure?: Are you dehydrated? Some foods can cause odor (like asparagus). Diabetic? Symptoms of urinatry tract infection? See This Mayo Clinc article & de... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Here are some ...: Urine odor and sense of smell are personally unique, reflecting what you consume - foods, drinks, drugs, supplements, etc. and how you perceive. It's ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Melon-smelling urine: Diabetes and starvation can cause a sweet, fruity urine odor, possibly like melon.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Willett
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Stinky pee=need2see: We all know poop can be stinky, but the pee should not be. The main concern is urinary tract infection (uti), which can lead to severe kidney infectio... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Bladder Infection: The symptoms of discomfort in the pelvic area with foul smelling urine can mean a urinary tract infection. Simple urine test can confirm this diagnosi... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Fairly normal: This is not unusual, especially for some foods like asparagus. Increase your water intake, and urine will be less concentrated and smelly. You may s... Read More
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